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Going the Distance? Hydration and Exercise

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.

Everything You Should Know About Picking The Right Over-The-Counter Painkiller

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Just about anyone who has ever had a headache or some knee pain has probably wondered: "How can I make this go away?" Over-the-counter pain relieve...

Osteoarthritis: 2 Common Treatment Misconceptions

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

If you've been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, there's a strong chance that you were advised to rest, limit your activities and use anti-inflammatory drugs to treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation.

5 Steps to Heal a Leaky Gut Caused By Ibuprofen

Aviva Romm | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Aviva Romm

Millions of Americans take over-the-counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve for any random ache, pain, or cold symptom, without a second thought. What most don't know is that those drugs -- called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) -- are responsible for over 16,000 deaths per year.

How to Reduce Knee Pain Without Surgery

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

If you have a minor injury that's causing you pain, take action to help it heal and use your injury as a stimulus to train other parts of your body. There's plenty you can do to speed your recovery and return as a fitter, faster and stronger athlete.

5 Surprising Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Kidneys

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

While some habits are commonly accepted as unhealthy, there are other everyday behaviors that don't seem harmful but in actuality may be damaging your body. Could you be harming your kidneys without realizing it?

5 Factors to Consider Before Popping a Pill

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Medications can be lifesaving and life-improving, but they often come with risks and side effects. Many people don't know how well their kidneys are functioning, so they don't realize that they may need to make modifications to their treatment regimen.

Heart Risks Of Common Painkillers Probed By European Union

Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Europe's drugs regulator is launching a new review of the safety of common painkillers in the light of fresh evidence about possible risks they ma...

Over-the-Counter Pain Relief: Caution, Common Sense on All Drugs

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Be careful: those seemingly harmless over-the-counter pills you grab for your pain actually could create greater health issues for you. And, honestly, is it time for you to rethink your reflexive grab for a pill?

Home Remedies For Pain

Joe and Terry Graedon | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe and Terry Graedon

What can you do for chronic pain? We have been collecting remedies for years. They have the advantage of being safer than most medications and are often less expensive.